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Ron Santo voted into Hall of Fame

Ron Santo voted into Hall of Fame

DALLAS, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The late Ron Santo, a longtime Chicago Cub who hit 342 home runs and won five Gold Gloves in a 15-year career, has been elected to baseball's Hall of Fame.

Torre, Santo, Wills make Hall of Fame bid

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Former MVP and current Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Joe Torre is among 10 retired players making a bid this year for the Baseball Hall of Fame.

No veterans choices for BB Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Former Chicago Cub Ron Santo came closest but for the third consecutive time the Veterans Committee didn't elect any ex-player to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Greg Maddux wins 15th Gold Glove

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux Wednedsay won his 15th Gold Glove award.

No players chosen by Hall Vets Committee

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., March 2 (UPI) -- The Baseball Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that no candidates were elected to the hall by the Veterans Committee for the second straight year.

Maddux wins 14th Gold Glove Award

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux was given the 14th Gold Glove Award of his career Wednesday.

Atlanta 10, Milwaukee 2

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Greg Maddux pitched six scoreless innings for his 284th career win Wednesday night and Atlanta hit five homers in battering Milwaukee, 10-2.

Atlanta 2, Los Angeles 0

ATLANTA, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Greg Maddux combined with four relievers on a four-hitter Friday night as Atlanta blanked the Los Angeles Dodgers, 2-0.

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

Murray, Sandberg lead Hall candidates

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- First baseman Eddie Murray and second baseman Ryne Sandberg are among the 33 candidates listed on the 2002 ballot for Major League Baseball.

New York 7, Seattle 1

SEATTLE, April 27 (UPI) -- Roger Clemens allowed a run and six hits over eight innings Friday night and Robin Ventura went three for three, including a home run, as the New York Yankees r

Baseball Hall of Fame Voting

Results of the 2002 balloting for the Baseball Hall of Fame -- 354 of the 472 votes (75 percent)
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Jim Kaat
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James Lee "Jim" Kaat (born November 7, 1938 in Zeeland, Michigan), nicknamed "Kitty", is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Washington Senators (I)/Minnesota Twins (1959–1973), Chicago White Sox (1973–1975), Philadelphia Phillies (1976–1979), New York Yankees (1979–1980), and St. Louis Cardinals (1980–1983).

After a brief stint as a pitching coach for the Cincinnati Reds under Pete Rose, he then became a sportscaster for MSG Network and the YES Network for the next 22 years. Following a brief retirement in 2006, Jim Kaat was back in the broadcast booth calling Pool D for the 2009 World Baseball Classic in Puerto Rico, and is currently under contract with the MLB Network for the 2009/2010 season.

He continues to write a weekly Kaat's Korner blog for the YES Network and his own baseball blog for his website at JimKaat.com He has written a best-selling book, Still Pitching, has started a sports management company, Southpaw Enterprises, Inc., solely representing pitchers.

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